The Last Glacier collective has created two monumental artists’ books that feature their original woodcut prints and photographs. This video offers a look inside the pages of their first book "The Last Glacier", with a soundtrack from the Friction Quartet’s album Rising, which features music inspired by their concern for our changing climate.
"The Last Glacier" Page Turning
Todd Anderson was born in Rochester, Minnesota. Anderson received a BFA from UW-Madison and an MFA from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Over the course of several years, he apprenticed and eventually became a fine art collaborative printer. Today Anderson is a professor of printmaking at Clemson University in South Carolina.
Bruce Crownover was born in 1961 in Southern California. He earned his BFA from Utah State University and his MFA in printmaking from UW-Madison in 1989. Crownover worked with Keiji Shinohara, a Japanese Ukiyo-e master printer at Cherrywood Press in Boston, creating prints for Sean Scully, Chuck Close, Robert Stackhouse and John Newman.
Friction Quartet, whose performances have been called “stunningly passionate” (Calgary Herald) and “exquisitely skilled” (ZealNYC), exists to modernize the chamber music experience and expand the string quartet repertoire.
Ian van Coller was born and raised in South Africa. He moved to the United States in 1992, where he received a BFA from Arizona State University and MFA from the University of New Mexico. Since 2006, van Coller has been a professor of photography at Montana State University in Bozeman, where he lives with his wife, two children and two dogs.
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